THE MONTGOMERY YOUTH ORCHESTRA

The Montgomery Youth Orchestra is sponsored by the Montgomery Symphony League.  With the League's guidance and financial support, the Youth Orchestra rehearses weekly to prepare two concerts each season which are offered to the public without charge.

The Montgomery Youth Orchestra's Performance Schedule:

Winter Concert:

Saturday, December 3, 2016 @ 1:30 pm

Davis Theatre- FREE and open to the public!

Spring concert:

Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 2:30 pm
Davis Theatre- FREE and open to the public!

Membership and Auditions
Each year, approximately 80 young musicians from public and private schools throughout central Alabama participate in the Montgomery Youth Orchestra.
Placement in the orchestra is by audition, which will be held in the Choir Room of Eastmont Baptist Church, 4505 Atlanta Highway on Saturday, September 10, 2016.  Auditions will start at 9:45 a.m. at Eastmont Baptist Church. The entire group will warm up together and after the warm up session, prospective members will audition. For more information, contact Montgomery Youth Orchestra Manager Robin Rawls at 334-303-6526 or rdrawls@charter.net

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Rehearsals
Rehearsals are held each Saturday morning throughout the school year at Eastmont Baptist Church.

Montgomery Youth Orchestra Scholarship Program
MYO members are eligible to apply for a variety of scholarship opportunities to encourage their musical talents. Funded by the Montgomery Symphony League, scholarships are available to help support participation at summer music camps and festivals, participate in private lessons and purchase needed instruments.
Applications, deadlines and other information are provided to MYO musicians at rehearsals.   

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Performances

Montgomery Youth Orchestra Concerts are free to the public.
 
Maestra Yvonne Collins
Maestra Yvonne Collins is serving in her 26th season as Conductor of the Montgomery Youth Orchestra, a project of the Montgomery Symphony League. Thanks to her dedication and inspiration, many MYO members have gone on to win statewide competitions and scholarships to our most prestigious colleges and universities.

A native of Chattanooga, Maestra Collins has been involved with youth and community orchestras for over 30 years. Both a violinist and pianist, she is also the MSO's Principal Second Violin.

Mrs. Collins is an active chamber musician and founding member of Joyeux Musique, a local string trio. She attended Tennessee Tech University, where she studied conducting with Robert Jaeger. Her professional orchestral experience as a violinist includes the Chattanooga, Albany, Auburn, and Montgomery symphonies.                

                              

Montgomery Youth Orchestra Roster  

2014 - 2015

Conductor: Yvonne Collins

Manager: Barbara Smith

 

Violin I

Jeongwoo Kim

Ethan Hilliman

Jenny Lee

Angela Lee

Genesis James

Mary Light

Sean Kim

Samantha Lim

Enoch Yang

Emily Jantz

Min Hee Jeon

 

Violin II

Katelyn Simon

Sarah Lee

Angela Jo

Lindsey Warwick

Sean Choi

Jeremy Lamar

Brian Koh

Iris Hou

Angelina Kim

Nigel Taylor

Ted Choi

 

Viola

Laura Vickrey

Dennis Yang

Michelle Park

 

Violoncello

Brianna Millican

Anita Burgher

Sydney Turner

Noland R. Lamar

C. Caleb Borders

Sally Bae

Young Je Kho

 

Contrabass

Jaylen Pittman

Jonathan Green

 

Harp

Abby Franklin

 

Flute I

Darlene Sanders

Martha Yin

Jini Park

Jimin Im

Flute II

Charlcie Hathorn

Michael Head

Taylor Robinson

 

Oboe

Miranda Porterfield

Deborah Jantz

Esther Nam

Minseok Kim

Jean Leah Atkins

 

Clarinet I

Mikaela Matela

Sunny Cho

Jinwoo Hwang

Madelaine Worley

 

Clarinet II

Richard Bae

Drew DeLong

Juliana Han

David Kim

 

Bass Clarinet

Jesse Martin

 

Bassoon

Henry Petters

 

Trumpet I

Daniel Kim

Erik Kang

 

Trumpet II

Jakobe Henry

Subin Youn

 

Trumpet III

Jinwoo Kim

 

Trombone

Madalyn Long

Landon DuBose

 

Bass Trombone

Zachary Nix

 

Euphonium

Jon Finch

 

Tympani / Mallets / Percussion

Daniel Updegraff

Micah Josiah Oliver

Simon Jeon